Syria

Military activity has started in Manbij after US withdrawal
Military activity has started in Manbij after US withdrawal

News agencies reported yesterday that the Syrian regime is dispatching forces and equipment to the village of Arimah, 25...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Turkey to purchase both S-400 and Patriot defense system 'if
Turkey to purchase both S-400 and Patriot defense system 'if necessary'

In a press meeting after a cabinet meeting yesterday, spokesman for the Turkish presidency, Ibrahim Kalin, told reporters...

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Syria After the US Withdrawal
Syria After the US Withdrawal

If the U.S., one way or another, wants to dictate the terms of filling in the vacuum it will leave, Turkey again can play...

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Soylu Almost 300 000 Syrians returned to their homes after
Soylu: Almost 300,000 Syrians returned to their homes after Turkey’s operations

Speaking at the 2nd coordination meeting for the Combat Against Irregular Migration in Edirne during the weekend, Turkey’s...

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump s decision to withdraw from Syria and its implications
Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria and its implications for Turkey

Both the approval of possible patriot sales to Turkey and the U.S. withdrawal from Syria will have a direct effect on the...

Friday, December 21, 2018

Turkey Russia and Iran agreed on the establishment of a
Turkey, Russia and Iran agreed on the establishment of a constitutional commission in Syria

Yesterday in Geneva, Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran - Mevlut Cavusoglu, Sergey Lavrov, Muhammad Javad Zarif...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Turkish FM answers on whether Turkey will work with Assad
Turkish FM answers on whether Turkey will work with Assad

Speaking at the 18th Doha Forum in Qatar yesterday, Cavusoglu responded to a question on whether or not Turkey will accept...

Monday, December 17, 2018

Details of Turkey's military operation in Syria gradually disclosed
Details of Turkey's military operation in Syria gradually disclosed

In response to President Erdogan’s announcement of the operation, the U.S. defense ministry has stated that a one-sided...

Friday, December 14, 2018

Why is Turkey launching a new operation in Syria
Why is Turkey launching a new operation in Syria?

The area which Turkey will launch a new military operation - east of the Euphrates River - is an area where the YPG/PKK...

Friday, December 14, 2018

Turkey s new military operation in Syria may involve an
Turkey’s new military operation in Syria may involve an area of 20.000km2

During his speech at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit yesterday, President Erdogan stated that a military operation...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Can the US have its Cake and Eat it too
Can the US have its Cake and Eat it too in Syria?

The U.S. balancing act between supporting the PYD and providing reassurances to Turkey to be able to cooperate on the...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit
The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and Russia in the Syrian...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed
Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining Turkey’s national...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being
Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the American recognition of...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria
Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

One way to prevent a regime coalition offensive in Idlib would be if the U.S. stepped in. If the U.S. could come to a more...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson
Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Brunson’s return to the U.S. and President Trump’s hosting of the pastor in the oval office with high level administration...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson Two Cases Showing How Turkish
Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson: Two Cases Showing How Turkish Foreign Policy Functions

While the power game in Syria continues in its fullest sensitivity, the fates of individuals from the tragedy of Khashoggi...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Turkey amp Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization
Turkey & Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization deadline

Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced that the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demilitarized zone of Idlib...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

US continues support to PKK YPG in Manbij
US continues support to PKK/YPG in Manbij

According to news reported from Anadolu Agency on Wednesday 10 October, U.S. forces in Syria’s Manbij have provided the...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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